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Albany Fire Department

Fire Chief

The Fire Department's primary function is to save lives and property by fighting and preventing fires through fire prevention efforts such as inspections, code enforcement, education, as well as arson investigation and prosecution. The Fire Department's responsibilities are defined in the City Charter and state statutes. This department consists of five divisions: Administration, Operations, Fire Prevention, Fire Training, and Emergency Management. The department operates eleven fire stations.

Mission Statement

The Fire Department's mission is to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors of the City of Albany and Dougherty County by protecting lives and property through fire suppressions, rescue, disaster preparedness, fire prevention and community education.